Top News & Analysis Texas

  • Sandridge Energy Inc.

    SandRidge Energy's board of directors removed the energy company's founder and chief executive after a months-long struggle with activist investors.

  • An Alpha Oil & Gas crew building a 10-inch gas pipeline near Watford City, N.D.

    When we launched Top States for Business in 2007, North Dakota was nowhere on the list. Now it's growth and employment numbers are the envy of the nation.

  • Texas: Open For Business!

    Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) discusses why U.S. businesses should move to Texas. "California companies are already starting to make the move to Texas," he says.

  • If you're working with limited capital, chances are you'll have to choose between two very different stocks. How do you do it?

  • Can Texas Stay on Top?

    In 2012, Texas earned the title of "Top State For Business," but can the state hold to the top spot this year? CNBC's Scott Cohn offers insight on the CNBC competition.

  • Tesla Loses Battle to Sell Directly to Texas

    The CEO of the electric car company is considering seeking legal action on a national level, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau, in order to get the right to make direct sales in \states around the country.

  • Bank of America's proposed $8.5 billion settlement offers investors more than they are likely to get if they go to trial, a lawyer argued Monday.

  • OPEC oil exporters agreed on Friday to leave output policy unchanged on Friday as oil held around the group's preferred level of $100 a barrel.

  • Investigating Austin Money Manager

    The death S. Mark Powell, a prominent Texas money manager, continues to reveal startling facts that are impacting the investing community, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Missing Millions In Austin

    The death of prominent private wealth manager S. Mark Powell, Invesco, is stirring up a lot of questions about unusual transactions before his death, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Motorola plans to launch a new, made-in-the-U.S. smartphone, CEO Dennis Woodside said on Wednesday, confirming speculation the cellphone maker intends to make a comeback.

  • Money Manager Dies Amid Missing Millions

    Just one month after Invesco's Atlantic Trust unit inked a deal to sell itself to Canada's CIBC, one of its money managers was found dead and millions of dollars are apparently missing, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. (1:33)

  • Death of Texas Money Manager Amid Missing Money

    A prominent money manager in Texas has passed amid reports of missing money. CNBC's Kayla Tausche and Shelly Banjo, WSJ, offer insight.

  • Austin, Texas

    Texas lawmakers sent Gov. Rick Perry more than $1 billion in proposed business tax cuts shortly before the end of the biennial legislative session.

  • CNBC has been ranking all 50 states for competitiveness since 2007. This year's report comes as states continue to get back in fighting shape—fighting for jobs, that is.

  • CNBC scores all U.S. states on 55 measures of competitiveness and 10 categories, from the cost of doing business to technology and innovation.

  • Advisors can appeal to an increasingly diverse consumer base by learning how to embrace cultural differences and hone interpersonal skills with distinctive groups.

  • Tornado Threat Continues Today

    After yesterday's tornado activity, more are expected on Tuesday in Texas and Arkansas, reports Alex Wallace, The Weather Channel.

  • Firefighters conduct search and rescue operations at a destroyed apartment complex near the fertilizer plant in West, Texas.

    There was little indication that the Texas facility that had a massive explosion on Thursday posed a danger to the community, according to evaluations by oversight groups.

  • Smoke rises as water is sprayed at the burning remains of a fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, early April 18, 2013.

    Officials in Texas fear the death toll will rise as they search the rubble of a fertilizer plant devastated by an earthquake-size explosion. The blast also leveled dozens of homes.